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   Say's Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Sayornis saya


   Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) - SAPH (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map
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  1. Re: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2017 @ 12:12pm, 13 day(s) ago
    Jennifer,
    
    It's a Western Wood-Pewee.
    
    Ken Burton
    Crescent City
    
    On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 11:02 AM, Jennifer Miller foundnatureblog@... [CALBIRDS] < CALBIRDS-noreply@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
    
    † I recorded this flycatcher in San Diego County on July 15, 2017. The specific location was at the intersection of I-8 and 79, across from Park & Ride Lot #29†( 32.8284, -116.6233). † It is the first call in the recording and it calls 3x. The chipping in the audio is not from the same bird. It sounds so familiar, but I have listened to calls on Xeno, Cornell, and iBird Pro and I just can't match the call. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The description of the bird is with the recording in eBird at the following link:†
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/ checklist/S38156232 †
    
    I put it in as† Empidonax sp. for the moment, but Say's Phoebe and Western-wood Pewee are also in the eBird list for the area.†
    
    Thanks,†
    Jennifer
    
    --†
    
    Jennifer Miller
    Lubbock, TX
    
    {o,o}
    †/)_)
    † " "
    
    Blog -† http://foundnature.weebly. com/index.html
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  3. RE: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2017 @ 12:31pm, 13 day(s) ago
    As Iím sure many have already pointed out privately, the flycatcher in the recording is a Western Wood-Pewee. There are, in fact, a great many recordings of
    this species on Xeno Canto (etc.) that match the call you recorded. Besides voice, Western Wood-Pewees are best told from
    Empidonax by structure -- very long primary projection, and thus wingtips closer to the tip of the tail (which is relatively shorter in wood-pewees than empids).
    
    The other most dominant call in your recording is from an American Robin, a species which I note is not on your checklist.
     Kimball
    
    Kimball L. Garrett Ornithology Collections Manager Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA (213) 763-3368 kgarrett@... http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/ornithology
     From: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com]
    On Behalf Of Jennifer Miller foundnatureblog@... [CALBIRDS]
    
    Sent: Friday, August 04, 2017 11:02 AM
    
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher
    
     I recorded this flycatcher in San Diego County on July 15, 2017. The specific location was at the intersection of I-8 and 79, across from Park & Ride
    Lot #29(32.8284, -116.6233).
    
    It is the first call in the recording and it calls 3x. The chipping in the audio is not from the same bird. It sounds so familiar, but I have listened to calls on Xeno, Cornell, and iBird Pro and I just can't match the
    call. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The description of the bird is with the recording in eBird at the following link:
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38156232
    
    I put it in asEmpidonax sp. for the moment, but Say's Phoebe and Western-wood Pewee are also in the eBird list for the area.
    
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  5. Re: [CALBIRDS] ID help - Flycatcher LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2017 @ 12:14pm, 13 day(s) ago
    I hear American Robins and what sounds like a Pacific-slope Flycatcher....
    
    > I recorded this flycatcher in San Diego County on July 15, 2017. The
    
    > specific location was at the intersection of I-8 and 79, across from Park
    
    > & Ride Lot #29 (32.8284, -116.6233). It is the first call in the
    
    > recording and it calls 3x. The chipping in the audio is not from the same
    
    > bird. It sounds so familiar, but I have listened to calls on Xeno,
    
    > Cornell, and iBird Pro and I just can't match the call. Any help would be
    
    > greatly appreciated. The description of the bird is with the recording in
    
    > eBird at the following link: 
    
    > http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38156232%c3%82%c2%a0
    
    >
    
    > I put it in as Empidonax sp. for the moment, but Say's Phoebe and
    
    > Western-wood Pewee are also in the eBird list for the area. 
    
    > Thanks, Jennifer
    
    > -- 
    
    > Jennifer MillerLubbock, TX
    
    > {o,o} /)_)  " "
    
    > Blog -  http://foundnature.weebly.com/index.html
    
    > 
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  7. ID help - Flycatcher LINK
    DATE: Aug 4, 2017 @ 11:02am, 13 day(s) ago
    I recorded this flycatcher in San Diego County on July 15, 2017. The specific location was at the intersection of I-8 and 79, across from Park & Ride Lot #29( 32.8284, -116.6233).
    
    It is the first call in the recording and it calls 3x. The chipping in the audio is not from the same bird. It sounds so familiar, but I have listened to calls on Xeno, Cornell, and iBird Pro and I just can't match the call. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The description of the bird is with the recording in eBird at the following link:
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38156232
    
    I put it in as Empidonax sp. for the moment, but Say's Phoebe and Western-wood Pewee are also in the eBird list for the area.
    
    Thanks,
    Jennifer
    
    --
    
    Jennifer Miller
    Lubbock, TX
    
    {o,o}
    /)_)
     " "
    
    Blog - http://foundnature.weebly.com/index.html
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  9. Point Pinos Seawatch update LINK
    DATE: Nov 22, 2016, 9 month(s) ago
    Hi All,
    
    The Point Pinos Seawatch continues to record large numbers of Red Phalaropes, and Pacific Loons are really starting to push through. Compared with last year, tubenose diversity is higher, but Pacific Loon numbers are lagging (maybe just late). The big story is the Red Phalarope invasion, with massive numbers being seen daily off the Point. Yesterday there were more than 20,000 counted. These are really tough to count, with rafts of birds on the water, as well as streams of birds moving past. Complicated. Loons are easier and starting to become a spectacle. If you can get out the point, please join us!†
    
    Thanks to Monterey Audubon and BLM for sponsoring the count again this year. Hourly totals can be seen in eBird at this URL:
    
    https://ebird.org/ebird/hotspot/L109309
    
    Here are yesterday's totals, courtesy of our counter Skye Haas:
    
    84 Brant (Black)
    3 Lesser Scaup
    974 Surf Scoter
    2 White-winged Scoter
    12 Red-breasted Merganser
    206 Red-throated Loon
    18545 Pacific Loon
    21 Common Loon
    6 Northern Fulmar
    1 Pink-footed Shearwater
    24 Sooty Shearwater
    28 Short-tailed Shearwater
    10 Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater
    4362 Black-vented Shearwater
    2 black-and-white shearwater sp.
    1 Ashy Storm-Petrel
    812 Brandt's Cormorant
    50 Pelagic Cormorant
    17 Double-crested Cormorant
    1226 Brown Pelican
    3 Snowy Egret
    8 Turkey Vulture
    1 Northern Harrier
    8 Black Oystercatcher
    1 Black-bellied Plover
    4 Whimbrel
    1 Marbled Godwit
    17 Black Turnstone
    8 Surfbird
    82 Sanderling
    20005 Red Phalarope
    1 Pomarine Jaeger
    1 Parasitic Jaeger
    2279 Common Murre
    4 Marbled Murrelet
    3 Ancient Murrelet
    130 Cassin's Auklet
    561 Rhinoceros Auklet
    2 Black-legged Kittiwake
    61 Bonaparte's Gull
    1185 Heermann's Gull
    19 Mew Gull (American)
    1435 Western Gull
    945 California Gull†
    7 Thayer's Gull
    11 Glaucous-winged Gull
    3 Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
    2 Herring x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)
    13 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
    1 Anna's Hummingbird
    1 Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
    1 Merlin
    2 Peregrine Falcon
    8 Black Phoebe
    1 Say's Phoebe
    2 California Scrub-Jay
    14 American Crow
    11 European Starling
    1 American Pipit
    2 Yellow-rumped Warbler
    14 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
    12 White-crowned Sparrow
    4 Golden-crowned Sparrow
    3 Song Sparrow†
    28 Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored)†
    48 Brewer's Blackbird
    15 House Finch
    
    --
    ===========
    Brian L. Sullivan
    
    eBird Project Leader
    www.ebird.org
    
    Photo Editor
    Birds of North America Online
    http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/BNA
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  11. Re: White Wagtail (more documentation) LINK
    DATE: Dec 11, 2012 @ 6:30pm, 5 year(s) ago
    Doug Aguillard reports the White Wagtail is still present this (Tuesday
    12/11 ~10am) morning in the usual location at Cabrillo Beach.
    
    --
    Christopher Taylor
    Marina del Rey, CA
    http://kiwifoto.com
    
    
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  13. White Wagtail (more documentation) LINK
    DATE: Dec 11, 2012 @ 1:11am, 5 year(s) ago
    To contribute to the already excellent documentation of the WHITE
    WAGTAIL in San Pedro, here are photos/video from this afternoon at
    Cabrillo Beach. He spent most of his time foraging between the sandy
    beach and rocks - at many times very close to a nearby Say's Phoebe and
    Yellow-rumped Warbler.
    
    http://kiwifoto.com/f/white_wagtail
    
    https://vimeo.com/55318655
    
    Cheers,
    
    Christopher Taylor
    Marina del Rey, CA
    http://kiwifoto.com
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  15. OCTOBER 13th Pelagic - HUMBOLDT - and Fall Preview Birding Event, Sat and Sun LINK
    DATE: Sep 12, 2012 @ 9:31pm, 5 year(s) ago
    Dear Birders,
    
    The fall birding action has been hotting up here on the cool northcoast. As a
    Godwit Days Special Event we have put together what we call the Fall Preview,
    this is the first effort at such a web-orientated birding event, but all details
    and registration are available at www.godwitdays.org I have pasted our flyer
    in the bottom of this message.
    
    Yours Rob Hewitt
    
    First Annual Godwit Days Special Event Fall Preview OCTOBER 13-14, 2012
    SATURDAY October 13
    Sunrise 7:28 AM High Tide 11:30 AM Low Tide 5:53 PM Sunset 6:38 PM
    
    TRIP 1 PELAGIC TOUR SAT 6:30 AM 3:30 PM $100.00
    Meet at Woodley Island Marina, Eureka. Heading out of Humboldt Bay, we plan to
    encounter our Pacific Ocean seabirds. Albatrosses, shearwaters, and auks are
    expected to be seen from aboard the Shenandoah with leaders Daryl Coldren and
    Tony Kurz. Bring waterproof clothing and lunch; take any sea-sickness medication
    as directed. Full trip refund if conditions cause cancellation.
    
    TRIP 2 RARE WARBLERS, DAY 1 (North) SAT 8:00 AM 2:00 PM $25.00
    Meet at Samoa Boat Ramp, North Spit, Humboldt Bay. Any trip looking for rare
    migrant passerines will visit the North Spit "Vagrant Patches" of Humboldt Bay.
    We will start here both days and check the Boat Ramp, Cypress Patch, Airport
    Patch, and Horse Pasture. On Saturday, we will head north, stopping off at Shay
    Park, Mad River County Park, and Elk Head. We will be kept posted of any other
    rare bird sightings that day, so be prepared for a detour if one shows up
    somewhere else in the area.
    
    TRIP 3 SHOREBIRDS DAY 1 SAT 8:30 AM 12:30 PM $25.00
    Meet at Arcata Marsh (Klopp Lake), Foot of South I Street. Join leader Gary
    Bloomfield as we stake out the foot of I Street at the City's iconic wetland.
    Three hours before high tide, we will describe and observe the roosting
    shorebirds at close range.
    
    TRIP 4 HBNWR AND EEL RIVER DELTA SAT 9:00 AM 1:00 PM $25.00
    Meet at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Hookton Road exit from Hwy 101.
    Join retired USFS biologist Chet Ogan at the Headquarters parking lot between
    8:45 and 9:00, check out the Shorebird Trail and Long Pond, continue on to the
    alders along the access road, then continue to Hookton Road, Copenhagen Road,
    Crab Park, and finish at Cock Robin Island if time allows. There should be a
    diverse selection of waterbirds, raptors, and passerines. This area has produced
    a Little Gull, Tropical Kingbirds, Say's Phoebes, and Black-and-White Warblers
    in the past.
    
    TRIP 5 BEAR RIVER RIDGE SAT 8:30 AM 3:00 PM $40.00
    Meet in Eureka, Hwy 101 Southbound, K-Mart parking lot (at southern-most stop
    light in Eureka, 4325 Broadway/Hwy 101). Join writer and retired USFS bio
    technician Tom Leskiw in south Eureka to carpool south to Rio Dell and over Bear
    River Ridge to Ferndale. Migrating raptors will be the focus of this trip across
    the coastal prairie hilltops. If time allows, we will check the Centerville
    wetlands for shorebirds on our way back to Fernbridge and Eureka.
    
    SUNDAY October 14
    Sunrise 7:20 AM High Tide 12:05 PM Low Tide 6:38 PM Sunset 6:49 PM
    
    TRIP 6 LAKE EARL, DEL NORTE COUNTY SUN 6:30 AM 5:00 PM $40.00
    Meet in Arcata, Hwy 101 northbound, at Expresso 101, Valley West Shopping
    Center, Giuntoli Exit. Join wildlife biologist Robert Hewitt as we head north up
    Hwy 101 to neighboring Del Norte County. There, we will check some of the
    classic birding locations, including Alexandre Dairy, Smith River Mouth,
    Crescent City Harbor, behind Safeway, and Point St. George.
    
    TRIP 7 HUMBOLDT COAST SEAWATCH SUN 9:00 AM 2:00 PM $25.00
    Meet in Trinidad at Murphy's Market parking lot. For some, the experience of
    sea-sickness is a never-to-be-repeated activity, so pelagic trips are out. Join
    the land-lubbers as we "sea-watch" from several of Humboldt County's best spots,
    including Elk Head, the North and South Jetties, and Table Bluff. Shearwaters,
    alcids, and sea-ducks will be picked out of the gulls and other rocky shorebirds
    present.
    
    TRIP 8 RARE WARBLERS, DAY 2 (South) SUN 8:00 AM 2:00 PM $25.00
    Meet at Samoa Boat Ramp, North Spit, Humboldt Bay. Sunday, we will visit the
    North Spit "Vagrant Patches" of Humboldt Bay, and check the Boat Ramp, Cypress
    Patch, Airport Patch, and Horse Pasture before heading south by carpool to the
    Elk River Wildlife Sanctuary, Fernbridge, and the Salt River. We will be kept
    posted of any other rare bird sightings that day, so be prepared for a detour if
    one shows up somewhere else in the area.
    
    TRIP 9 SHOREBIRDS DAY 2 SUN 9:00 AM 1:00 PM $25.00
    Meet at Arcata Marsh (Klopp Lake), Foot of South I Street. As the high tide
    approaches, this trip is designed for an "up-close" study of the shorebirds
    roosting around the edges of the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary. With a
    spotting scope, great views of tiny Least Sandpiper, through Dunlin and Marbled
    Godwit, to Long-billed Curlew will be possible. A relaxed trip for those that
    just want to sit and watch the tide roll in, but if the bird action wanes at
    Klopp Lake, we will tour the Marsh and nearby areas. We are also poised to
    follow up on any rare birds that may be reported later that day.
    
    TRIP 10 CENTERVILLE TO PETROLIA SUN 7:30 AM 5:00 PM $40.00
    Meet Eureka, Hwy 101 Southbound, K-Mart parking lot. Join Tony Kurz birding
    south via Ferndale, we plan to visit isolated willow patches that are seldom
    birded during prime migration season. Petrolia is at the mouth of the Mattole
    River, the eventual destination after the glorious coastal drive south. A check
    of the Centerville wetlands might be in order before heading south. We will also
    scan for raptors as we pass over the west end of Bear River Ridge.
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  17. Shoshone-Tecopa Christmas Count (trial run) results LINK
    DATE: Dec 19, 2011 @ 6:23pm, 6 year(s) ago
    Hi Birders,
    
    Here are the results of the first (trial run) Christmas Bird Count for
    Shoshone-Tecopa, CA. held on Sunday Dec 18th.
    
    13 Birder's in 4 teams from Nevada and California counted birds at Shoshone
    Village, Shoshone Wetlands, Grimshaw Lake, Tecopa Hot Springs, Tecopa Marsh,
    Amargosa Canyon, and China Ranch.
    
    We observed 62 species
    and 1046 individual birds.
    
    As our CBC experience and local knowledge improve, we are already looking
    forward to next year's first official Shoshone-Tecopa CBC.
    
    We would like thank all who came on this fine desert day to count birds,
    
    A special thank you to all at Crowbar Restaurant for the awesome hot food
    afterwards.
    
    Len Warren
    Staff Naturalist
    Shoshone, Village, CA
    shoshonevillage.com
    
    BLOG:
    http://birdman88-birdsofshoshonewetlands.blogspot.com/
    
    SNOW GOOSE 6
    ROSS'S GOOSE 2
    AMERICAN WIGEON 4
    GADWALL 8
    MALLARD 13
    NORTHERN SHOVELER 16
    GREEN-WINGED TEAL 1
    RING-NECKED DUCK 1
    RUDDY DUCK 1
    )GAMBELL'S QUAIL 32
    PIED BILLED GREBE 1
    GREAT EGRET 1
    SHARP SHINNED HAWK 2
    COOPER'S HAWK 1
    NORTHERN HARRIER 3
    RED-TAILED HAWK 4
    PRAIRIE FALCON1
    AMERICAN KESTREL 2
    AMERICAN COOT 13
    )VIRGINIA RAIL 1
    EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE 28
    MOURNING DOVE 1
    GREATER ROADRUNNER 3
    LONG-EARED OWL 1
    GREAT HORNED OWL 1
    WHITE-THROATED SWIFT 10
    ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRD 3
    RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER 2
    LADDER-BACKED WOODPECKER 3
    NORTHERN FLICKER 9
    )BLACK PHOEBE 6
    SAY'S PHOEBE 12
    LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE 5
    WESTERN SCRUB JAY 1
    COMMON RAVEN 19
    BUSHTIT 42
    VERDIN 17
    BEWICK'S WREN 14
    MARSH WREN 14
    MARSH WREN 12
    40)ROCK-WREN 1
    RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET 14
    BLACK-TAILED GNATCATCHER 15
    WESTERN BLUEBIRD 62
    AMERICAN ROBIN3
    NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD 4
    CRISSAL THRASHER 14
    PHAINOPEPLA 86
    EUROPEAN STARLING 2
    ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER 2
    YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER 117
    SAVANNAH SPARROW 2
    SONG SPARROW 23
    LINCOLN'S SPARROW 2
    WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW 302
    DARK-EYED JUNCO(OREGON) 3
    HOUSE SPARROW 103
    RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD 6
    GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE 1
    BREWER'S BLACKBIRD 1
    HOUSE FINCH 42
    LESSER GOLDFINCH 36
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  19. At least 32 Golden Eagles -- Santa Ana Valley Rd x John Smith Rd, Nov 6, 2011 LINK
    DATE: Nov 7, 2011 @ 4:24am, 6 year(s) ago
    Birders
    
    I photographed at least 32 individual Golden Eagles at Santa Ana Valley Rd.
    near Hollister this afternoon. I had 27 birds in one scan! I'm not sure
    what the state high count for Goldens is, but this concentration is
    mind-boggling. See complete eBird checklist with photos here:
    
    http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklistsubID=S9069372
    
    Thanks
    
    Brian
    
    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From:
    Date: Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 8:16 PM
    Subject: eBird Report - Santa Ana Valley Rd x John Smith Rd, Nov 6, 2011
    To: heraldpetrel@...
    
    Santa Ana Valley Rd x John Smith Rd, San Benito, US-CA
    Nov 6, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Protocol: Traveling
    2.0 mile(s)
    Comments: Mostly cloudy with occasional rain. Incredible numbers of
    Golden Eagles mostly in the area of the plowed fields near John Smith Rd.
    33 species
    
    Snow Goose 40 Fly-over
    Turkey Vulture 6
    White-tailed Kite 2
    Bald Eagle 7 Photos. 4 adults, 2 second-years and 1 juvenile.
    Northern Harrier 3
    Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
    Red-tailed Hawk (Western) 8
    Ferruginous Hawk 7 All light morphs. 4 juvs, 3 adults.
    Golden Eagle 32 Probably more: I counted 27 in one scan, and
    photographed 32 individuals. 22 juveniles, 5 second-years and 5 adults.
    This is probably an under-count given the number of birds in the air.
    American Kestrel 8
    Prairie Falcon 2
    Killdeer 3
    Eurasian Collared-Dove 2
    Mourning Dove 12
    Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) 1
    Black Phoebe 1
    Say's Phoebe 2
    Loggerhead Shrike 3
    Western Scrub-Jay (Coastal) 2
    American Crow 6
    Common Raven 12
    Horned Lark 45
    Western Bluebird 4
    American Robin 2
    European Starling 40
    American Pipit 15
    Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) 1
    Savannah Sparrow 15
    White-crowned Sparrow 12
    Red-winged Blackbird (California Bicolored) 225
    Western Meadowlark 30
    Brewer's Blackbird 25
    American Goldfinch 1
    
    This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
    
    --
    ===========
    *Brian L. Sullivan
    
    eBird/AKN Project Leader *
    www.ebird.org
    www.avianknowledge.net
    
    *Photo Editor*
    Birds of North America Online
    http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/BNA
    North American Birds
    www.americanbirding.org
    -------------------------------
    
    
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  21. Fwd: [CB] Humboldt Co. Gyrfalcon at Redwood Cr & misc LINK
    DATE: Oct 1, 2011 @ 3:47am, 6 year(s) ago
    For those who don't follow nwCalBird Listserv. There has been a rash of
    Gyrfalcon reports from Humboldt and Del Norte. See Tom's note below for details
    or call the NW CA bird alert for details 707-822-5666.
    
    Flock on!
    
    Elias
    Arcata CA/San Diego CA
    707-633-8833
    
    Begin forwarded message:
    
    > From: "Tom Leskiw"
    > Date: September 30, 2011 17:49:24 PDT
    > To:
    > Subject: [CB] Humboldt Co. Gyrfalcon at Redwood Cr & misc
    >
    
    > Birders,
    > I relocated the GYRFALCON (gray phase juvie) found yesterday by Ken Irwin at
    the mouth of Redwood Creek at 2:35 today 9/30/11. We were at the west end of the
    fisherman's access rd on the north bank of Redwood Creek when it flew 90' from
    us across the estuary, perched briefly, then flew off to the north along the
    beach. We'd stopped there at 9:30 this morning, but no gulls were roosting on
    the spit & no Gyr. A rough rule of thumb might be: if no roosting gulls, one
    might have to fan out abit further afield (Daryl Coldren had the bird later
    further east along fisherman's access road). There was also a juvie Peregrine at
    the estuary.
    >
    > Three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS were along Bald Hills Road +-800' SE of rd that goes
    to Schoolhouse Peak Lookout (at a left turn that takes one to a small rockpit).
    They foraged for several minutes in an oak then flew south. A Say's Phoebe was
    also on Bald Hills rd, near turn-off to Lyon's Ranch.
    >
    > Two Black-throated Gray Warblers were in chickadee flock 300' NE of
    bathroom/day use area on Davison Rd. (at metal gate).
    >
    > I am not a subscriber to Calbird. Feel free to re-post there.
    >
    > A fine autumn day,
    > Tom Leskiw
    > Eureka, CA
    >
    >
    >
    > 
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  23. Say's Phoebe nest, on the coast LINK
    DATE: May 16, 2011 @ 6:57am, 6 year(s) ago
    This morning I visited Crystal Cove State Beach, near Laguna Beach, and
    was astonished to find a Say's Phoebe nest in one of the restrooms. The
    nest has young and the parents are actively feeding. I had no idea that
    this species ever nested along the coast or anywhere near the coast.
    
    The location: Take the northern entrance, Newport Coast Drive. Turn left
    at the T. The first restroom on the right side of the road. The young
    seem rather far along and could fledge soon.
    
    Rusty Scalf
    Berkeley, CA
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  25. San Benito County: Eastern Phoebe Continues LINK
    DATE: Feb 9, 2011 @ 3:39am, 7 year(s) ago
    Howdy, Birders,
    
    At 2:10 pm today, the EASTERN PHOEBE continued on Santa Ana Valley
    Road, exactly at mile post marker 3.02. I found it easily. However,
    it does tend to move around quite a bit. On February 6th, it took it
    was nowhere in sight, a MERLIN instead sitting in the tree where the
    phoebe usually sits! However, I did find it on the ag land fence that
    day. Both Black and Say's Phoebes are around. Today, two CASSIN'S
    KINGBIRDS were on a perpendicular fence line, just north of the
    phoebe spot.
    
    Images from February 5th by Sophie Webb can be found at:
    
    http://shearwaterjourneys.blogspot.com/2011/02/san-benito-county-
    panoche-valley-feb-5.html
    
    Happy Trails,
    Debi Shearwater
    
    Debra Shearwater
    Shearwater Journeys, Inc.
    PO Box 190
    Hollister, CA 95024
    831.637.8527
    debi@...
    www.shearwaterjourneys.com
    www.shearwaterjourneys.blogspot.com
    
    SVALBARD: High Arctic Seabirds & Polar Bears, Walrus: 8-18 July &
    18-28 July, 2012
    
    
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  27. Say's Phoebe, Brown Shrike, and others (Humboldt) LINK
    DATE: Jan 28, 2011 @ 4:32am, 7 year(s) ago
    California Birders,
    
    I'm visiting from Virginia for a few days and have enjoyed the birds of Humboldt
    County near Arcata/McKinnleyville. Of course I went to look for the Brown
    Shrike and I got good looks of the bird on the 25th (of Jan.). The bird was
    found on the east side of the south pond around noonish.
    
    Over the course of the 25th, 26th, and 27th I have done birding in and around
    Humboldt County in areas including the Arcata Marsh, Arcata Dunes (don't know
    official name), and Patrick's Point State Park. Notable birds with locations
    seen:
    
    Osprey (Redwood National and State Parks information center)
    Rough-legged Hawk (Arcata Marsh)
    Merlin (101 median between airport road and Vista Point)
    Peregrine Falcon - 4 (Brown Shrike location, Vista Point Overlook Parking Area
    area, Arcata Dunes, Patrick's Point State Park)
    SAY'S PHOEBE (Road through Arcata Bottoms by Arcata Slough)
    BROWN SHRIKE (Vista Point south pond east side)
    Orange-crowned Warbler (Arcata Marsh near old railroad tracks)
    Palm Warbler (same as Orange-crowned location)
    
    Good birding.
    
    Gabriel Mapel
    New Hope, Va
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  29. Continuing Brown Shrike today LINK
    DATE: Jan 20, 2011 @ 6:32am, 7 year(s) ago
    Birders:
    I understand from George Kaminski that he was able the Brown Shrike was seen
    today along with many observers mostly near the southeast end of the south pond.
    Observers from Washington State and Arizona were able to see the bird. Viewing
    was mostly by spotting scope.
    
    Chet Ogan
    Eureka, CA
    When we try to pick out anything by itself,
    we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
    -John Muir
    
    The first precaution of intelligent ecological tinkering is to keep every cog
    and wheel.
    -Aldo Leopold
    
    A system of conservation based solely on economic self-interest is hopelessly
    lopsided.
    -Aldo Leopold
    
    Chet Ogan
    chet_ogan@...
    707-442-9353
    
    ________________________________
    From: Elias Elias
    To: BIRDWEST@...; nwCalBird
    Sent: Wed, January 19, 2011 9:37:38 PM
    Subject: [nwcalbird] Northwest CA Bird Alert 20110119 issue 20
    
    Northwest CA Bird Alert 20110119 issue 20
    
    This is the transcript of new messages on the Northwest California
    Bird Alert. This report is paraphrased for the sake of brevity. If you
    wish to hear the entire report, please call the bird alert
    707-822-5666 or sign up for email delivery of the audio file:
    http://groups.google.com/group/northwest-california-bird-alert
    
    CAPITALS = a CBRC reportable species. Please send your write up to:
    secretary@...
    
    If you would like your cell to go ding (SMS) whenever a message gets
    left, email me.
    
    To view a spreadsheet of historic reports, click the following:
    https://docs.google.com/leafid=0B8CTW8CrMnpiMmRlNjg4MzctNTkzYi00ZGNlLWE2MmEtYTM
    1ZjM3ZDg5ZTcy&hl=en
    
    Species, Date, Location & County, Number/species note, Observer1;
    Observer2; Observer3, Submission Note
    Black-and-white Warbler, 01/19/2011, Humboldt Bay NWR HUM, 1 / , Daryl
    Coldren; Tony Kurz; Rob Hewitt;
    Palm Warbler, 01/19/2011, Humboldt Bay NWR HUM, 1 / , Jesse Sargent; ; ;
    Rough-legged Hawk, 01/19/2011, Arcata Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Rachel Smith;
    Kerry Ross; ;
    Tricolored Blackbird, 01/19/2011, Arcata Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Rachel
    Smith; Kerry Ross; ;
    Cattle Egret, 01/19/2011, Arcata Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Rachel Smith; Kerry Ross; ;
    Ferruginous Hawk, 01/19/2011, Arcata Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Rachel Smith;
    Kerry Ross; ;
    Sandhill Crane, 01/19/2011, Ferndale Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Owen Head; ; ;
    Say's Phoebe, 01/19/2011, Arcata Bottoms HUM, 1 / , Owen Head; ; ;
    
    Elias Elias
    Arcata CA
    707-633-8833 walkie-talkie
    
    
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